Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 849 1047 1144
Rank change year-on-year +198 +97 -55
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 304 103 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.065% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 0.73% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 274 73 82
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,600 £22,025
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £54,875
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% -2.03% -5.73%

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,112 14,151 16,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.02% 8.88% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12,898 11,509 13,437
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,750 £30,061
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England.

Salary trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +46 63 £32,500 - 10
London +14 60 £37,250 -21.58% 7
Midlands - 59 £39,500 - 7
South East +6 56 £35,000 +9.38% 8
East of England +22 42 £34,500 +6.15% 1
North East +14 36 £32,750 +56.62% 3
East Midlands - 31 £42,500 - 3
West Midlands - 28 £34,000 - 4
South West +3 24 £35,500 +36.54% 2
North West +15 18 £24,500 -24.62% 3
Yorkshire +33 9 £45,000 +44.00% 4
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 217 (71.38%) Microsoft
2 117 (38.49%) Windows
3 116 (38.16%) SQL
4 100 (32.89%) SQL Server
5 97 (31.91%) Active Directory
6 86 (28.29%) Microsoft Office
7 67 (22.04%) .NET
8 63 (20.72%) Microsoft Excel
9 56 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 53 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (17.43%) MS Exchange
10 53 (17.43%) Windows Server
11 51 (16.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 50 (16.45%) C#
13 49 (16.12%) VMware
13 49 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 47 (15.46%) ITIL
15 43 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 40 (13.16%) Office 365
18 36 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
18 36 (11.84%) Hyper-V
19 35 (11.51%) Windows 7
20 34 (11.18%) Degree
21 33 (10.86%) ASP.NET
21 33 (10.86%) Finance
22 32 (10.53%) CSS
22 32 (10.53%) HTML
22 32 (10.53%) Project Management
22 32 (10.53%) Analytical Skills

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (17.43%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.91%) Skype for Business
3 18 (5.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.96%) SAS
5 8 (2.63%) WordPress
6 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.97%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.64%) Drupal
9 4 (1.32%) CMS
9 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.32%) IIS
9 4 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.66%) Confluence
10 2 (0.66%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.66%) nginx
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.66%) Site Server
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 86 (28.29%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (20.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (4.61%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (3.95%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.32%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.66%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.33%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.66%) iTrent
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.33%) Servitor
4 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 56 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (13.16%) Office 365
3 36 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.64%) PaaS
6 4 (1.32%) IaaS
7 3 (0.99%) SaaS
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.33%) GitHub
9 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.55%) Firewall
2 25 (8.22%) VPN
3 21 (6.91%) WAN
4 19 (6.25%) LAN
5 18 (5.92%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.26%) DNS
6 16 (5.26%) VoIP
7 15 (4.93%) DHCP
8 13 (4.28%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (3.95%) WLAN
10 10 (3.29%) Internet
10 10 (3.29%) Skype
10 10 (3.29%) WebEx
11 8 (2.63%) SAN
12 6 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.97%) Sourcefire
12 6 (1.97%) VLAN
13 5 (1.64%) DAB
14 3 (0.99%) Network Security
14 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (4.93%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (4.93%) Power BI
7 14 (4.61%) OLAP
8 11 (3.62%) MySQL
8 11 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.29%) QlikView
10 8 (2.63%) Big Data
10 8 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.97%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.97%) MS Access
11 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.32%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.30%) JIRA
3 6 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.99%) MSI
7 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.33%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (10.86%) Finance
2 10 (3.29%) Retail
3 9 (2.96%) Back Office
3 9 (2.96%) Banking
4 6 (1.97%) Marketing
5 5 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.66%) Legal
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.33%) French Language
7 1 (0.33%) Front Office
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
7 1 (0.33%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (23.36%) Developer
2 48 (15.79%) Analyst
3 34 (11.18%) IT Support
4 29 (9.54%) Technical Support
5 27 (8.88%) .NET Developer
6 26 (8.55%) Software Developer
7 23 (7.57%) C# Developer
8 22 (7.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 18 (5.92%) C# Software Developer
11 16 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 16 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.26%) Desktop Support
12 15 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (4.61%) Junior
13 14 (4.61%) Team Leader
14 13 (4.28%) SQL Developer
15 12 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 11 (3.62%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (22.04%) .NET
2 33 (10.86%) ASP.NET
3 32 (10.53%) CSS
3 32 (10.53%) HTML
4 28 (9.21%) .NET Framework
5 26 (8.55%) AngularJS
6 22 (7.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (6.58%) Entity Framework
8 15 (4.93%) Angular 2
9 14 (4.61%) ASP.NET Core
10 13 (4.28%) jQuery
11 12 (3.95%) HTML5
12 9 (2.96%) Web Services
13 7 (2.30%) CSS3
13 7 (2.30%) XML
14 6 (1.97%) Ajax
14 6 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (1.64%) React
15 5 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.96%) iPad
5 8 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.97%) iPhone
8 5 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.66%) Fintech
9 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Replication
9 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.66%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) EPoS
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (38.49%) Windows
2 53 (17.43%) Windows Server
3 35 (11.51%) Windows 7
4 28 (9.21%) Windows 10
5 18 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.61%) Windows XP
7 13 (4.28%) Mac OS
8 12 (3.95%) Android
8 12 (3.95%) Linux
9 11 (3.62%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.97%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.64%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.66%) Unix
13 1 (0.33%) CentOS
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.33%) pSOS
13 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.46%) ITIL
3 43 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (10.53%) Project Management
5 27 (8.88%) MVC
6 26 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (7.57%) Scrum
8 21 (6.91%) OO
9 19 (6.25%) OOP
10 18 (5.92%) Use Case
11 16 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (5.26%) ETL
11 16 (5.26%) Kanban
11 16 (5.26%) Test Automation
12 15 (4.93%) CRM
13 14 (4.61%) Change Management
13 14 (4.61%) Data Analysis
14 13 (4.28%) Web Development
15 12 (3.95%) Software Engineering
15 12 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (38.16%) SQL
2 50 (16.45%) C#
3 30 (9.87%) T-SQL
4 29 (9.54%) PowerShell
5 24 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.93%) TypeScript
7 13 (4.28%) VBA
8 12 (3.95%) Python
8 12 (3.95%) VB
9 10 (3.29%) Perl
10 9 (2.96%) PHP
10 9 (2.96%) VBScript
11 7 (2.30%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.64%) Java
14 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.33%) Ruby
16 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (11.18%) Degree
3 15 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (4.61%) MCP
4 14 (4.61%) MCSE
5 9 (2.96%) A+ Certification
5 9 (2.96%) MCSA
6 7 (2.30%) ISEB
6 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.97%) CEH
7 6 (1.97%) CISSP
7 6 (1.97%) SANS
8 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.32%) MCITP
9 2 (0.66%) CCNA
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.66%) MCDST
9 2 (0.66%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.91%) SLA
2 8 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.97%) GDPR
4 5 (1.64%) PMO
4 5 (1.64%) QA
5 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.66%) P3O
7 1 (0.33%) GxP
7 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.84%) Hyper-V
3 31 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.97%) Snort
5 3 (0.99%) XenApp
6 2 (0.66%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.66%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) vCloud
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (7.89%) SCCM
2 9 (2.96%) SCOM
3 6 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (1.97%) RSA enVision
4 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.99%) Perfmon
5 3 (0.99%) WMI
6 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.66%) SCSM
6 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.66%) WSUS
7 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.33%) Ansible
7 1 (0.33%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) Terraform
7 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 217 (71.38%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.12%) VMware
3 30 (9.87%) Cisco
4 29 (9.54%) Google
5 20 (6.58%) Citrix
6 17 (5.59%) Oracle
7 14 (4.61%) HP
8 13 (4.28%) Tableau
9 10 (3.29%) Bomgar
10 9 (2.96%) Remedy
11 8 (2.63%) Dell
12 7 (2.30%) Sophos
13 6 (1.97%) Lotus
13 6 (1.97%) Palo Alto
13 6 (1.97%) Qualys
14 5 (1.64%) Adobe
14 5 (1.64%) Ivanti
14 5 (1.64%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.64%) Sitecore
15 4 (1.32%) SAP